Ex-Employee Pleads No Contest In $428K Theft

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A former employee of Pacific Advantage FCU has entered a plea of no-contest after being charged with stealing more than $428,000 from the credit union.

Norielyn Bautista, 43, was charged with grand theft, embezzlement, forgery and identity theft for the fraud that authorities said took place from 2006 to 2010. Bautista was found to have stolen funds from the personal accounts of 15 members to pay her personal expenses. She is expected to face up to five years in prison when sentenced.


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